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Sergeant Clifford John ROWLANDS (1624754) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Wellington BX LP826 Dived into the ground 6 miles north of Northampton during a night cross-country exercise. (Chris Hobson)

Death of Death 1944-09-25 Age : 20 years.

Served in 85 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : Plot H/3. Grave 184. at Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, United Kingdom (Map)


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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 24 Sep 44 Aircraft: Wellington X LP826 Unit 85 OTU Airfield /Crash Location , UK
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantSydney Francis COLEMAN (1339954) Air Bomber Wellington BX LP826  IBCC  Forum Post 1944-09-2485 OTU United KingdomFrome (Holy Trinity) Churchyar
SergeantCharles HARPER (1829682) Air Gunner Wellington BX LP826  IBCC  Forum Post 1944-09-2485 OTU United KingdomKirkconnel Cemetery
SergeantThomas William JONES (3031716) Air Gunner Wellington BX LP826  IBCC  Forum Post 1944-09-2485 OTU United KingdomCardiff (Cathays) Cemetery
SergeantClifford John ROWLANDS (1624754) Navigator Wellington BX LP826  More Details 1944-09-2585 OTU United KingdomOxford (Botley) Cemetery
SergeantFrederick Charles SAUNDERS (1852883) Radio Opera Wellington BX LP826  IBCC  Forum Post 1944-09-2485 OTU United KingdomClevedon Cemetery
SergeantJoseph David SHYKOFF (R/209199) Wellington BX LP826  IBCC 1944-09-2485 OTU United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
SergeantAlan Henry WILTON (1587833) Pilot Wellington BX LP826  IBCC  Forum Post 1944-09-2485 OTU United KingdomBristol (Canford) Cemetery

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